In + Around San Antonio

A parent’s guide to all things San Antonio! The Alamo City is geographically a large area and there are tons of things to do in a variety of spots in and around the city. If you’re feeling overwhelmed and don’t know where to start, this is a great starting place. From kid-friendly restaurants to the best things to do with your family, Alamo City Moms has you covered with everything to do in our great city. Our team of 40+ moms is happy to share the ins-and-outs of what’s happening in San Antonio! Topics of articles include museums, parks, arts, restaurants, family-friendly events, the River Walk, Sea World, Schlitterbahn, Fiesta Texas and much, much more.

If you’re looking for summer fun, set your course for San Antonio. Yes, we live here. And no, you don’t have to roam far to dive into summer fun. There’s a reason San Antonio is a top tourist destination:...
Summertime is here, and along with a number of summer camps being offered in the Alamo City, Vacation Bible School is a favorite summer activity for many local families. Though some may look different than in years past, many...
It might be hard to believe but there is food OTHER than Tex-Mex in San Antonio! (We're just kidding, of course you knew that...) But if you've ever Googled "Afghan food in San Antonio" or become overwhelmed searching for...
Portions of this post were originally published in May 2015 by Brooke Meabon. Summer is here, and many San Antonio families are ready to get out and explore again. Whether you're in the mood for a road trip or looking...
Summer in my house is full of ice cream runs, messy watermelon slices, staying up late, and the local summer reading program at the library. Last year, during the pandemic, we did manage to still participate, but in a...
Amanda: Hi friends, Amanda, with Alamo City Moms here. We are with Courtney who's the owner of Crib and Kids. She's at her store right now. You can see behind her how many goodies she has in there. And we're...
It's an age-old quandary and quite possibly one of the most asked questions ever... "Where should we eat?". If you're near the 1604 and 281 area (from near 281 and 1604 over to 1604 and Blanco) there are LOTS...
The JCC Block and Dreeben School for Young Children, providing care and education for children ages 6 weeks-4 years old, is the only Jewish NAEYC-accredited program in San Antonio. Our purpose of education at the JCC’s Block and Dreeben...
Sweet, and salted, and gooey, oh my! From homemade in Mom’s kitchen to special-ordered from a local baker, cookies are always the answer to a better mood—at least in our house! I have two rowdy boys that can go from...
Community gardens are all around the San Antonio area. They are a great place to enjoy some nature but also to learn about gardening and provide community interaction. Usually these gardens are started by a local organization or committee...
Do you know a teacher who goes above and beyond to enrich the lives and experiences of his or her students? Nominate fantastic educators for our annual Amazing Teacher recognition! We’re looking for the best of the best in San...
Dr. Lauren Sadovsky is a General Pediatrician with Cevey Pediatrics who cares for children from birth until they graduate from high school, treating anything from a common cold to anxiety and depression. She has a particular interest in normal/abnormal...
September 16, 2021 from 6:00 to 8:30 pm Scroll down for Event Info and Ticket Info! This page will be continually updated as event information and partners are added. Be sure to follow along in Community and Conversations and on the...
Spring is my favorite time of year in San Antonio. The bluebonnets are out, it's not 1000 degrees yet, and best of all, the patios are poppin'. With the decrease in COVID cases and rise in vaccinated adults, my...

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Volunteering As A Family In San Antonio

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Mayor Ron Nirenberg said it best: the pandemic laid bare the inequities that existed in San Antonio and communities around the world. Volunteering as...